FDA Issues Warnings to Makers of ‘Legal’ CBD Hemp Oil Products

FDA Issues Warnings to Makers of ‘Legal’ CBD Hemp Oil Products

Consumers should beware purchasing and using any such products, the FDA says

WASHINGTON, DC — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent letters to several makers of cannabidiol (CBD) oils derived from hemp, telling them to stop making medical claims about their products’ ability to treat disease.

Many sellers of hemp-based cannabidiol products, who advertise their products as “legal in all 50 states” because they are derived from industrial hemp, have been making claims that their products are rich in cannabidiol (CBD) and can be used for “the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of diseases,” according to the FDA.

The FDA, which considers CBD an “unapproved new drug,” says these companies are mis-branding the products and issuing false claims to…

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